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Work: Carmen

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ComposerBizet, Georges (1838-1875)
PeriodRomantic
Year1875
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
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RigaCarmen

Carmen
Bizet: Carmen
Jānis Liepiņš; Marija-Eva Sinjerola; Latvian National Opera; Fabjēns Tenjē; Yashi; Ramona Zaharia; Marie Karall

TokyoCarmen

Carmen
Bizet: Carmen
New National Theatre; Ginger Costa-Jackson; Oleg Dolgov; Timothy Renner; Ryoko Sunakawa

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Matthias Foremny; Lindy Hume; Oper Leipzig; Dan Potra; Wallis Giunta; Leonardo Caimi

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Carmen
Bizet: Carmen
Stephan Zilias; Ole Anders Tandberg; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Jacques Lacombe; Erlend Birkeland; Maria Geber; Irene Roberts

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Carmen
Bizet: Carmen
Dan Ettinger; Lina Wertmüller; Bavarian State Opera; Enrico Job; Gaëlle Arquez; Joseph Calleja
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Red dresses and a green balloon: Carmen in Philadelphia

Daniela Mack (Carmen) © Steven Pisano for Opera Philadelphia
Paul Curran's movie-Like Carmen for Opera Philadelphia
****1
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Kosky's Carmen fails to light fires

Jacquelyn Stucker (Frasquita), Anna Goryachova (Carmen) and Aigul Akhmetashina (Mercédès) © ROH | Bill Cooper
Interesting ideas and a brilliant orchestral performance aren't enough to overcome a visually dull staging, predictable choreography and a lack of chemistry between the protagonists.
**111
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Carmen the butcher at Deutsche Oper Berlin

Clémentine Margaine (Carmen) © Marcus Lieberenz
Stage director Ole Anders Tandberg casts Carmen as the leader of a gang of human organ dealers.
***11
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A striking Carmen in Bregenz

Gaëlle Arquez (Carmen) and Scott Hendricks (Escamillo) © Bregenzer Festspiele | Karl Forster
This summer’s production of Bizet’s Carmen on the Seebühne stage in Bregenz offers a great spectacle. 
****1
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Clémentine Margaine's Carmen seduces in Naples

Stefano Secco (Don José) e Clémentine Margaine (Carmen) © Luciano Romano
The staging highlighted Carmen’s rebellious traits more than her sensual exoticism.
***11
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